Overview

This unit of study is a project-based unit in which students work in teams and aims to provide you with the skills to enquire and solve challenges oriented around information and communication technologies. You will also be provided with the skills to select and utilise appropriate ICT tools and techniques to address these challenges. An Academic 'facilitator' will guide your learning towards achieving these outcomes.

Requisites

Teaching Periods
Location
Start and end dates
Last self-enrolment date
Census date
Last withdraw without fail date
Results released date
Teaching Period 3
Location
Online
Start and end dates
06-November-2023
11-February-2024
Last self-enrolment date
19-November-2023
Census date
01-December-2023
Last withdraw without fail date
29-December-2023
Results released date
05-March-2024
Semester 1
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
26-February-2024
26-May-2024
Last self-enrolment date
10-March-2024
Census date
31-March-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
12-April-2024
Results released date
02-July-2024

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

  • Apply technical skills from the discipline
  • Apply project planning skills to set goals, manage time, and write project management plans
  • Identify and adapt environmental sustainability related to technology
  • Identify and apply suitable ICT tools and techniques to solve an organisation's problems
  • Construct an ICT solution to address an organisation's problem
  • Apply team frameworks and communicate within teams and with stakeholders using appropriate verbal, written, and technological approaches

Teaching methods

Hawthorn

Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
Live Online
Lecture
1.00 12 weeks 12
On-campus
Class
1.00 12 weeks 12
On-campus
Workshop
2.00 12 weeks 24
Online
Directed Online Learning and Independent Learning
1.00 12 weeks 12
Unspecified Activities
Independent Learning
7.50 12 weeks 90
TOTAL150

Sarawak

Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
Online
Directed Online Learning and Independent Learning
12.50 12 weeks 150
On-campus
Lecture
1.00 12 weeks 12
On-campus
Class
1.00 12 weeks 12
On-campus
Workshop
2.00 12 weeks 24
Online
Directed Online Learning and Independent Learning
1.00 12 weeks 12
Unspecified Activities
Independent Learning
7.50 12 weeks 90
TOTAL300

Assessment

Type Task Weighting ULO's
PortfolioIndividual/Group 60 - 80% 1,2,3,4,5,6 
PortfolioIndividual 20 - 40% 1,2,3,4,5,6 

Hurdle

As the minimum requirements of assessment to pass a unit and meet all ULOs to a minimum standard, an undergraduate student must have achieved:

(i) achieve an overall mark for the unit of 50% or more, and(ii) complete the project to an acceptable standard. A rubric will be used to determine if students have met the acceptable standard. The rubric is available on Canvas; andStudents who do not successfully achieve hurdle requirement (i) and (ii) in full, will receive a maximum of 45% as the total mark for the unit.

Content

 

  • Spreadsheets in ICT
  • Project planning
  • Finding information and professional referencing
  • Professional communication
  • Teamwork framework and stakeholder engagement
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Introduction to Professional Purpose

Study resources

Reading materials

A list of reading materials and/or required textbooks will be available in the Unit Outline on Canvas.